budget

Marathon-long session on budget ends, vote may be after 3 days

Croatia's parliament finished a 14-hour long session on a 2017 draft budget shortly after Saturday midnight, and during the debate that started on Saturday morning, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic...

Croatian PM: Political stability, positive trends oblige us to implement reforms

The government's political stability and favourable macroeconomic trends offer an opportunity as well as impose an obligation on the government to implement comprehensive structural and fiscal...

Chief-of-Staff satisfied with higher defence budget

Armed Forces (OSHR) Chief-of-Staff Mirko Sundov on Wednesday said that he was pleased with the planned increase in the budget allocation for the defence sector which, he said would be used to...

2017 budget guidelines defined, budget gap at HRK 6.8 bn

The Croatian government on Monday adopted guidelines for next year's budget, with revenues set at HRK 119.6 billion and expenditures at HRK 126.5 billion.

EU parliament, member states strike deal on 2017 budget

EU governments and the European Parliament reached a deal early Thursday on the bloc's 2017 budget, paving the way for 134.5 billion euros (144.1 billion dollars) in spending next year.

EU lawmaker: EU budget hit by drop in British pound after Brexit vote

The fall in the value of the pound since Britain's June vote to leave the European Union has led to a notable shortfall in London's contributions to the bloc's 2016 budget, the European Parliament...

EU misspent 5.5 billion euros last year, auditors find

The European Union spent about 5.5 billion euros (6.1 billion dollars) of its 2015 budget in error, the bloc's auditing body announced Thursday, while warning of a loss in citizens' trust.

FinMin: Budget gap to be cut to close to 2% of GDP in 2017

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said on Wednesday he was confident that the budget deficit would be reduced to more than the planned 2.6% of GDP by the end of this year and that the plan was to...

FinMin: Budget almost balanced, expenditures under control

At its first session after Sunday's snap parliamentary election, the caretaker government on Wednesday adopted a report on budget execution in the first half of the year. Finance Minister Zdravko...

Budget gap reduced by 5.1 bn kuna in H1

In the first six months of 2016, Croatia's budget deficit came to HRK 2.4 billion, making up 0.7 % of GDP, and falling by 5.1 billion kuna compared to H1 2015, Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said...

FinMin says budgetary deficit in H1 2016 down HRK 5.1 bln

The budgetary deficit in the first six months of 2016 amounted to HRK 2.4 billion or 0.7% pg GDP, which is HRK 5.1 billion less than in the same period the year before, caretaker Finance Minister...

IJF says transparency of local budgets insufficient, but improving

The budgetary transparency of local government and self-government units is unsatisfactory, but is improving, especially in smaller units with lower budgetary revenues, according to a survey ...

FinMin says Eurobond issue delay won't bring budget into question

Finance Minister Zdravko Maric said on Thursday that the postponed Eurobond issue would not bring into question anything regarding the budget.

Budget revenue +3.7%, expenditure -6.5% in Q1

In the first three months of this year HRK 29.14 billion poured into the state budget, which is an increase of 3.7% on the year while expenditure amounted to HRK 31.05 billion, an annual drop of 6...

Govt. to discuss 2015 budget execution, fiscal rule application

The government will discuss on Wednesday a report on the execution of the 2015 state budget and a report on the application of fiscal rules in 2015 which says that Croatia met the fiscal rule.